Two firms will watch over Lowndes County's $30 million nest egg for a 30-month trial period. After a day of hearing presentations from three financial consulting companies, the Lowndes County Reserve and Trust Fund Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to select Stephens Capital Management and Renasant Wealth Management to manage and invest the money from the county's hospital sale.
Three Columbus council members are going to a Washington, D.C., conference later this month, but a dispute over whether taxpayers should pay for the trip took place during Tuesday's city council meeting.
A Lowndes County man was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison after pleading to sexual battery and armed robbery.
On Tuesday at noon, Mississippi 1st District Congressman Alan Nunnelee said that if he had to vote "right now" on whether the United States should intervene in Syria, his vote would be "No."
Testimony is expected to continue today in the murder trial of Ranzino Ahmad Harris, who is charged with the 2010 shooting death of Justin Murray.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen's message to city department heads was simple: Be prepared to deal with more budget cuts as we trim back a proposed tax increase.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in Lowndes County Circuit Court in the 2010 death of Justin Murray.
The Columbus City Council will hold its first public hearing on its proposed 2014 budget at 5 p.m. today at the municipal complex.
The Columbus Main Street Board of Directors is planning Main Street in Motion, a fundraising campaign that will take place in September.
It's called the Hunters Extravaganza, but organizers of this week's event say most of the Golden Triangle should feel welcome.
1. Man shot on 7th Avenue Tuesday afternoon COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. City, store owner clash after Tuesday shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local pilot gets 10 months in British jail for alcohol COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CPD makes arrest in Princess Theater shooting case COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville aldermen sending potential case against former officer to DA's office STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY